Professor Samreen Ahmed

Consultant Oncologist

FRCP, MD, MBBS, MSc (onc)

"Every patient is treated as an individual, and the care provided is truly personalised."

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I have been a Consultant in Medical Oncology since 2006 and qualified in 1994 at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine London. I have a research degree (MD) through Nottingham University and undertook Oncology training in Western Park Hospital (Sheffield), Nottingham City Hospital and the Leicester Royal Infirmary. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

I am Training Programme Director for Medical Oncology. I am the research Lead for both breast and lung cancer in the East Midlands Cancer Network.

I work with the National Cancer Research Network as a trialist.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Samreen Ahmed at Spire include:

Other treatments

I treat Lung and Breast cancer.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Breast cancer
Lung cancer

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of Association for Cancer Physicians

Professional leadership

Training Programme Director for Medical Oncology.
Research lead for both breast and lung cancer in the East Midlands Cancer Network.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Leicester Royal Infirmary & University Hospitals of Leicester.

Personal profile

When I have time between caring for my three young children and full time work, I enjoy tennis, cycling, gardening and cooking.

Contact information

Telephone 07854 162 660
Private secretary Mrs Caroline Turakhia
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3657
Private secretary fax 0116 265 3684
Private secretary email